Kristin Moe


Guardians of the Plains: One Lakota Family’s Plan to Fend off South Dakota’s Epic Drought

By constructing thousands of small dams in creeks and gulleys…—essentially beaver dams….—organizers hope to slow storm runoff long enough to enable the absorption of water back into the ground.

August 6, 2014


Meet the Tenacious Gardeners Putting Down Roots in “America’s Most Desperate Town”

It’s part of the untold story of Camden: a story in which the residents of this blighted city are the protagonists, quietly working to make Camden a place where, one day, you might want to live.

June 10, 2014

Brought Together by Pipeline Fight, “Cowboys and Indians” Heal Old Wounds

What they “get” is a connection to land, the sense that one’s identity is rooted in a particular place that cannot be sold or exchanged for another.

April 25, 2014


For a Future that Won’t Destroy Life on Earth, Look to the Global Indigenous Uprising

There’s a remote part of northern Alberta where the Lubicon Cree have lived, it is said, since time immemorial. The Cree called the vast, pine-covered region niyanan askiy, “our land.” When white settlers first carved up this country, they made treaties with most of its original inhabitants—but for reasons unclear, the Lubicon Cree were left out.

May 27, 2013

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